Christopher (Chris) Cuomo (born August 9, 1970 in Queens, New York) is a television journalist, ABC News chief law and justice correspondent, and co-anchor for ABC's 20/20.
Christopher Cuomo joined ABC News in 1999. Since then, he has served as the Senior Law and Justice Correspondent, an anchor on the ABC newsmagazine PrimeTime and in 2006, he became the news anchor for Good Morning America. He was promoted to 20/20 on December 10, 2009.
He has anchored numerous award-winning primetime hour documentaries on pressing social issues, such as teen drug use, prescription drug policy, juvenile justice, parenting, and gang violence. He distinguished GMA as source for investigative journalism with the "Gets Answers" series, which addresses health insurance and financial issues, and also with "Cuomo's AmeriCANS", highlighting those going the extra mile to help others through these difficult economic times.
His efforts been awarded with over a dozen major journalism accolades, including 6 national Emmys.
Cuomo is a licensed attorney. He attended The Albany Academy, received his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University, and his undergraduate degree from Yale University. He is the son of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and brother of the current Attorney General of New York Andrew Cuomo. On August 13, 2009 Chris announced on Good Morning America that his wife, Cristina, is pregnant with their third child.